To save the pilot trapped in the plane crash in America, the rescuers had to struggle a lot to reach him. A father-son present a little away from the spot helped a lot in saving the life of the pilot by using a kayak.
Local people trying to save the pilot who was killed in the accident
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America In the plane accident happened and the rescue workers had to struggle a lot to save the pilot who was the victim of the accident. Maryland Airports Rescue workers had to use a dinghy to reach the pilot of a small vessel that crashed into an icy creek near. State Police Gave this information about this incident.
Maryland State Police said in a press note about the incident that witnesses told police that shortly after the Piper Cherokee took off from Lee Airport in Edgewater on Monday, they heard it crash into Beards Creek.
reach the scene using a kayak
State Police said that an Anne Arundel County Police Officer (who heard the sound) and two other people in the vicinity jumped into the rescue operation using kayaks on the frozen creek.
News outlets reported that John Glynn Sr., a retired Navy officer, said he thought the plane would hit his home before it crashed into the creek. He said, “We saw the bottom of the plane very closely and then it skidded and then went into the water right there.”
Father and son saved life by cutting ice
John Glynn and his son, John Glynn Jr., grabbed the dinghy and used the shovel to propel the pilot across the ice. The victim pilot was identified as Steve Couchman. Police said Steve Couchman, 71, of Frederick, was standing on the wings and hanging onto a lifeboat when the plane went down.
Glynn said, “He was very calm.” Police said, “We think he may have been a victim of hypothermia.” The Department of Natural Resources police reached the spot in a boat and cut through the ice to take out the coachman safely.
After this, he was taken to the hospital, where he was treated for his injuries in the accident. Lt. Jennifer McClure of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said Glynns acted “heroically” and saved Couchman’s life.